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Stars and Stripes for the Fourth

This CAS patriotic card is the perfect greeting to send for the 4th of July.


  1. Cut/score navy cardstock to final card size of 4¼˝ x 5½˝.
  2. Cut red cardstock to 4˝ x 5¼˝.
  3. Cut Vertigo Tilted to 3˝ x 3½˝ with the striped pattern running horizontally.
  4. Adhere cut Vertigo piece to red layering piece.  Note: to keep the glue from showing, use a spray adhesive or pass through a Xyron sticker maker (or similar).
  5. Add white ribbon to the red layer, securing the ribbon on the backside of the card.
  6. Tie silver cording into a bow on top of the white ribbon.
  7. Secure layering piece to the navy card base with dimensional adhesive at a slight angle.
  8. Lightly spray a piece of white cardstock with irRESISTible Lady Bug; allow to dry completely.
  9. Die cut "fourth" from the sprayed white cardstock and edge letters with Memento Luxe Nautical Blue using a Fantastix.
  10. Cut a small piece of navy cardstock and use as a layering piece between the ribbon and letters.
  11. Ink Monterey Pine Stars with Memento Luxe Nautical Blue with a Fantastix, heat set to dry.
  12. Spray stars with irRESISTible Wedding Dress; allow to dry completely.
  13. With dimensional adhesive, adhere stars on top of the Vertigo.

 

by John Creighton Petersen

Difficulty

Intermediate

Time

½ hour

Materials Needed

From IMAGINE Crafts/Tsukineko:

  • irRESISTible Texture Spray: Lady Bug, Wedding Dress
  • Vertigo Tilted
  • Memento Luxe Nautical Blue
  • Monterey Pine Stars
  • Fantastix

Miscellaneous:

  • May Arts: white ribbon, silver cording
  • Spellbinders: Font One Lower Case
  • cardstock (white, red, navy), spray adhesive/Xyron sticker maker, adhesive, dimensional adhesive


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